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Sultana Maritime Disaster Collection

Books, audio and images documenting the Sultana Maritime Disaster, April 27, 1865, that killed more than 1100 men, women and children—primarily Union soldiers released from POW camps after the Civil War.

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The LibriVox Free Audiobook Collection
by Chester D. Berry

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LibriVox recording of Loss of the Sultana by Chester D. Berry. Read in English by Roger Melin April, 1865. The country was in turmoil. The U.S. Civil War had come to an end, thousands of Union prisoners of war had recently been released, and President Lincoln had just been assassinated. The steamship 'Sultana' left New Orleans on April 21st, traveled to Vicksburg, Mississippi where it took on 1,965 federal soldiers and 35 officers, all recently released prisoners of war, most of them held at...
Topics: librivox, audiobooks, disaster, civil war, andersonville, mississippi river, cahaba, steamship,...
Books to Borrow
by Gene Eric Salecker

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Topics: Sultana (Steamboat), Steamboat disasters -- Mississippi River -- History -- 19th century., United...
Books to Borrow

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xii, 300 pages : 24 cm
Topics: Sultana (Steamboat), Steamboat disasters -- Mississippi River -- History -- 19th century, Prisoners...
xiv, 300 pages ; 24 cm
Topics: Tolbert, Romulus, -1920, Maddox, John Christian, -1925, Elliott, J. Walter, -1895, Sultana...
Welcome to the Hartford Steam Boiler Inspection and Insurance Company podcast. As Hartford Steam Boiler approaches it’s 150 anniversary in 2016 we’re commemorating The Sultana steamboat disaster that occurred 150 years ago on April 27, 1865. The explosion of 3 of the ship’s 4 boilers and the tragedy that ensued is one of the pivotal events that motivated our founders to start HSB, with the mission of preventing accidents like this in the future. The 376 person capacity vessel was carrying...
The Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection

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Published simultaneously with the "dime ed.", which was issued in a smaller size and omitted the commercial and business features, -1883
Topics: Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865, Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865, Sultana (Steamboat)
Source: folio